Ghavami released on bail pending appeal

Tom King, BA Politics Former SOAS Student Ghoncheh Ghavami has been released on bailing while she awaits a Court of Appeal hearing. Last month her lawyer claimed to have seen legal papers stating she had been found guilty of the charge of propaganda against the state and was to be sentenced to a year in […]

Ghavami on hunger strike after more than 100 days detained

Tom King, BA Politics Former SOAS student Ghoncheh Ghavami has now been on hunger strike for over a week after being detained in Iran for more than 100 days. The SOAS alum was arrested in June after attempting to watch a men’s volleyball match. Ghavami was transferred to Tehran’s infamous Evin Prison, where she spent […]